Travel and Lodging Information

Campus Map

For directions to Oakland University's campus, please click here.

OUWB’s official address is O'Dowd Hall, 586 Pioneer Drive, Rochester, MI 48309-4482 (identified as building 28 on the campus map).


If using an on-line map service to locate the OUWB School of Medicine, please use one of the following search engines and criteria:

  • Google Maps: Enter "OUWB School of Medicine"
  • MapQuest: Enter the following address, 586 Pioneer Drive, Rochester, MI 48309-4482

Note: There is a home in Rochester with the same address and a different zip code. Make sure you are using the correct zip code: 48309.

Also, if you are using your vehicle’s navigation system, type in "Oakland University" and use the campus map to find your way to O'Dowd Hall.

There are several parking options on campus along Pioneer Drive: P16, P17, and P26 (parking structure). The best entrance to access these parking lots is East Oakland Drive off of Walton Blvd. 

Please allow adequate time to find a parking space on campus as it can be challenging during peak hours. Parking is FREE!

Airport Info

Visitors may choose to fly into either Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) located in Romulus, MI (approximately 50 miles southwest of Oakland University) or Bishop International Airport (FNT) located in Flint, MI (approximately 40 miles north of Oakland University).

Ground Transportation & Car Rental Agencies

Both Detroit Metro and Bishop International Airports have car rental agencies and ground transportation vendors on site.

  • Metro Cars
    Special Rates $113 each way (not including gratuity) for airport transportation to/from Detroit Metro Airport (DTW). $217.80 each way (including gratuity) for airport transportation to/from Flint-Bishop International (FNT). They accept cash or credit as forms of payment, which can be given directly to your driver.  Call (734) 946-5700 to make a reservation.

Lodging

We are pleased to provide the following options for lodging while you are visiting our campus. The establishments listed below offer special rates for Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine visitors and are within minutes of the campus. For a list of the Oakland University preferred partner hotels, visit the OU Local Community webpage.

Courtyard by Marriott Bloomfield Hills/Pontiac


Courtyard by Marriott Bloomfield Hills/Pontiac
 3555 Centerpoint Parkway, Pontiac, MI 48341 

Special Rates
: $77.00 per night plus applicable taxes without shuttle service or $95.00 per night with applicable taxes and shuttle service. The shuttle will leave the Courtyard by Marriott at 7:30 AM for OUWB and will pick students up at 5:15 PM from OUWB. Please allow at least 24 hours advance notice if using the shuttle service. Upon check-in, if using the shuttle , please confer with the front desk personnel. Reservation Instructions:  Click to reserve a room at the special rates


Hawthorn Suites - Auburn Hills

Hawthorn Suites - Auburn Hills 1650 N. Opdyke, Auburn Hills, MI 48326 

Special Rates
: $79.00 per night plus applicable taxes. Further discounts available for extended stays. Reservation Instructions: Under 'Special Rates', choose 'Rate Code' and enter LKM4 to access Oakland University rates. If calling by phone (248) 373-3342 to make the reservation, please be sure to reference Oakland University.
Student Host Program
Student Host Program
The Medical Student Government offers a student-run host program as one option for lodging while you are in town. Assignments are made on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please visit the  student host program web site for more information.